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Louis Thollon

Ambronay 1829 - Nice 1887
French astronomer
(Wikipedia)
Max Claudet
1884 (copy)

Ambronay /  Louis Thollon   Ambronay /  Louis Thollon

Description

Bust on a stone pedestal, with on the back 'M. THOLLON bon souvenir

M.C. The original late 19th century bust is melted during World War II and after the war replaced by a copy, a gift from the Dubulle family, descendants of Thollon.

Inscription(s)

louis
THOLLON


Astronome
de L'Observatoire
de Nice.

1829-1887

Buste offert par
la famille DUBULLE
descendante de
l'illustre astronome

Signature

max CLAUDET 1884

Sculptor

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Location (N 46°0'24" - E 5°21'40")

Item Code: frra297; Photograph: 17 August 2018
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